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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Code 9830
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(24H)
Scientific area Marketing e Estratégia
Entry requirements NA
Learning outcomes - Understand the main concepts associated with innovation and explore the main types of innovation; - Identify the main key success factors and the main barriers to innovation; - Approach innovation from a systemic perspective, whether sectoral, regional or national; - Address the European Innovation Scorecard; - Understand the concepts of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in their various approaches and meanings; - Understand the various factors affecting business processes, including the entrepreneur, the institution and the context; - Understand the various stages of the business process: from the recognition of the opportunity and the creation of the company, through growth, until the eventual withdrawal from the business; - Understand the specificities of particular forms of entrepreneurship, namely female, ethnic, social, entrepreneurial and informal entrepreneurship.
Syllabus 1. innovation: concepts, types, classes and models 2. Innovation: Key success factors and factors that hinder innovation 3. Innovation Systems 4. Innovation Metrics 5. Entrepreneurship: Concepts, theories and models 6. The entrepreneur: main theories 7. Environment and entrepreneurship 8. Particular forms of entrepreneurship
Main Bibliography Dahlander, L. and Gann, D. (2010) “How Open is Innovation?”, Research Policy, 39, 699-709. Scott L. Newbert, S., Gopalakrishnan, S. and Kirchhoff, B. (2008) “Looking beyond resources: Exploring the importance of entrepreneurship to firm-level competitive advantage in technologically intensive industries”, Technovation, 28, 6-19. Van de Vrande, V., de Jong J. P., Vanhaverbeke, W., Rochemont, M. (2009) “Open Innovation in SMEs: Trends, Motives and Management Challenges”, Technovation, 29, 423–437. Damanpour, F. and Wischnevsky, D. (2006) “Research on innovation in organizations: Distinguishing innovation-generating from innovation-adopting organizations”, Journal of. Engineering and Technology. Management, 23, 269–291.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The evaluation to this UC can integrate several evaluation tools according to the academic rules, such as: participation in classes, which includes not only class attendance but also intervention in class and the resolution of practical questions/cases (either in group or individually), individual works, group work, projects and tests. The instruments and weightings are specified each year in the curriculum unit dossier.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-09-15

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